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Synonyms for beggaryˈbɛg ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, begging, mendicancy(noun)

    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

    mendicity, beggary, mendicancy, begging

  2. beggary, mendicancy, mendicity(noun)

    the state of being a beggar or mendicant

    "they were reduced to mendicancy"

    mendicity, beggary, mendicancy, begging

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beggary

    Poverty denotes strictly lack of property or adequate means of support, but in common use is a relative term denoting any condition below that of easy, comfortable living; privation denotes a condition of painful lack of what is useful or desirable, tho not to the extent of absolute distress; indigence is lack of ordinary means of subsistence; destitution is lack of the comforts, and in part even of the necessaries of life; penury is especially cramping poverty, possibly not so sharp as destitution, but continuous, while that may be temporary; pauperism is such destitution as throws one upon organized public charity for support; beggary and mendicancy denote poverty that appeals for indiscriminate private charity.

    destitution, distress, indigence, mendicancy, need, pauperism, penury, poverty, privation, want

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beggary(n.)

    poverty, indigence, penury, destitution, want, distress, mendicancy, mendicity

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